LPL, STM And BRKR, 3 Electronics Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 27 points (-0.2%) at 15,858 as of Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 997 issues advancing vs. 1,953 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CGG ( CGG), down 16.9%, Siliconware Precision Industries ( SPIL), down 2.1% and Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Avago Technologies ( AVGO), up 6.5%, Curtiss-Wright Corporation ( CW), up 5.1%, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), up 4.5%, Agilent Technologies ( A), up 2.2% and Lam Research Corporation ( LRCX), up 1.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is down $0.25 (-2.1%) to $11.63 on light volume. Thus far, 129,706 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 393,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.63-$11.74 after having opened the day at $11.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.88.

LG Display Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in the Republic of Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and rest of Asia. LG.Display Company has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 19.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LG.Display Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG.Display Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full LG.Display Company Ratings Report now.

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